Bachelor of Science in Public Health

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With a Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH), graduates will be qualified for early career, entry-level positions in public health agencies and other public or private organizations. However, an additional outcome is to prepare students for advanced study via graduate and professional degree programs. The BSPH program gives students a broad introduction to the field of public health. However, graduate school offers a deeper education with a more intense focus on a specific topic area. For specific career opportunities, please click on one of the below specializations.

Public Health Sociology Specialization

Environmental Public Health Specialization


Foundational Competencies


Questions about BSPH Major, Global Public Health Minor or Epidemiology Minor

bsph videoIf you are interested in finding out more about the Public Health major or the minors, we encourage you to watch the video to the left. If you wish to declare the pre-major or have additional questions about the BSPH major or the minors offered by the College of Public Health, please complete the quiz at the end of the video and you will be sent instructions on how to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor in the College. Appointments are typically 30 minutes,but can be longer if requested. Phone appointments are also available. The undergraduate advisor offices are located in Cunz Hall Room 100. Appointments are not made by email.

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For additional information about what it's like to be a undergraduate student at the Ohio State College of Public Health, view our recruitment brochure.